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Bernard Leigh

Bernard Leigh

Project Management, and Service Management,

Cyprus - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

Demonstrable skills and experience in both Enterprise and SME (MSP Clients) Project and Programme Management, based on the principles and methodologies of industry standards such as PRINCE 2 and PMP. With further demonstrable experience of managing teams in excess of 30 members including local hire and remote resources, together with all aspects of annual performance appraisals, and contractor negotiation, with an excellent understanding of the latest ITIL methodologies for ITSM. This specific experience has been gained from over 10 years of managing distributed teams and environments across multiple time zones and cultural forums, through Application and Infrastructure Support and Project and Change Management to have a complete understanding of the both SDLC and ITSM and how to make them successfully coexist. I have developed and managed enterprise grad SLA’s, OLA’s, UC’s and KPI’s framework, for both internal IT staff and external supplier resources to meet with industry and global regulatory requirements. Responsible for ALL Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) reporting and owner of ALL SOX controls for UK. I have a professional, adaptable, and competent approach to both Resource and Stakeholder management. I am more than comfortable with working in an integrated IT environment or as a consultant. I have a strong mix of corporate enterprise, SME and entrepreneurial experience, and to expand on that, my experience has afforded me the ability to learn the complex matrix management structures and business models which predominantly gained within Global Financial Services Industries (Investment Banking and Global, Corporate and Specialty Insurance). Where conversely some of my most recent and earlier career experience was based in one of the most competitive customer service industries, and to achieve success in this, I had to be flexible to market conditions, so that I could maintain strategic focus so as to continually meet my financial targets. The combination of my career experience has provided me with the opportunities of working in USA, Belgium, France, Spain, Gibraltar, Abu Dhabi and secondments to Brazil, Mexico and APAC, for projects that I was either managing or transferring to local piers and latterly I had responsibilities for USA, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Denmark. I am confident that I have a strong comprehension of global business environments and managing diverse IT Departments across a multicultural platform. I feel that I am confident and excellent communicator and am completely at ease with interacting and influencing piers, partners, subordinates and executive management, both internally and externally to my working environment. Throughout my career, I have remained technically competent, complemented by my training and experience with Prince 2 and ITIL methodologies. I am a strong communicator, who is confident and experienced in influencing business and IT stakeholders-up to and including-CIO/Managing Director Level.

$60.00 /hr
7,951 hours
5.00
Amanda D.

Amanda D.

Nonprofit Professional skilled in strategy and gen...

United States - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

Writing has always been my passion; somehow, I've been lucky enough to find a way to fold it into my work. My ability to speak in the voice of the audience, as well as the voice of the brand, has led to success in grant writing, social media marketing and content planning. After an inspiring volunteer experience, I started working for a progressive nonprofit that both accepted, and fostered my desire for an entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit management. I bring almost a decade of experience, enthusiasm, and passion for the world of nonprofit. My projects range from short-term to long-term, and I am also a skilled strategy consultant. My motto has always been "nonprofit at heart, entrepreneurial in spirit." My own personal mission is to leave an organization in better shape than I found it. So far, so good! Specialties: 1) Grant Research, Writing & Reporting: - Research and build prospect database - Draft letter's of inquiry (LOI's) - Prepare grant proposals (RFP's) 2) Program build-out: - Narrative drafting - Outcome analysis and development - Volunteer recruitment & management 3) Fundraising & Development: - Strategic plan development - Craft and prepare fundraising strategy - Corporate Sponsorship/CSR program development - Third-party event management - Marketing and public relations 4) Website Development: - Content planning - Site design (via enduser-friendly Wix) 5) Accounting & Bookkeeping: - Budget planning: operating & programmatic - General Bookkeeping: QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Online 6) Resume & Cover Letter Writing - Having maintained leadership roles in high-level positions, I am also skilled resume and cover letter writing. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! I put the mission of the organization first and foremost,which makes me flexible and efficient.

$38.89 /hr
253 hours
5.00
Latoya L.

Latoya L.

High-end event planner and expert multi-tasker.

United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 4

Although I have been a member of Odesk since 2010, I have just begun to aggressively pursue opportunities in my profession as I would love the opportunity to work more freelance projects doing what I love! Over the last 11 years, as a media and event planner, I have developed a wide range of skills including customer service, prioritizing, and data management. My core competency lies in full service project management and I am seeking opportunities to managed projects and information in an administrative capacity for you or your business. I also have experience in the following areas: PhotoShop CS, CAD Software, Data entry, budgeting, and auditing. LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/latoyalewis/

$33.33 /hr
20 hours
5.00
Wendy G

Wendy G

International Brand Management, Marketing and Comm...

United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9

I have 15 years management experience in large MNCs and conglomerates (LVMH, Dell, Oracle) as a senior executive leading sales and marketing functions across Europe and Asia Pacific. I have particular interest and experience in international business development and strategy in both Technology and Luxury Consumer Goods. As a Strategy Consultant, my priority is to help you grow your business further than where you are today. I work by first understanding your products/ services and business model, current market(s), pricing and marketing strategy. I do not merely create fancy powerpoint presentations and run complex financial simulations; I work with you collaboratively and am involved with your strategy development every step of the way. I run my own consulting practice in London, UK. My clients include both startups and SMEs as well as large multinationals such as the Estee Lauder Companies.

$111.11 /hr
153 hours
5.00
Kevin Kennedy

Kevin Kennedy

Part-Time CFO & Controller

United States - Last active: 04/17/2013 - Tests: 1

I am an accomplished accounting and financial professional with more than 15 years of experience working primarily with small businesses, associations and nonprofits. I have served as a senior level executive holding various positions including CFO, Vice President, Treasurer, Director of Accounting, Director of Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Program Control/Internal Auditor and various Controllerships. In those capacities, I have effectively managed the responsibilities that accompany those positions at trade associations, nonprofit foundations, professional consulting firms and in the software, technology, healthcare, retail and government contracting sectors. Below are some additional qualifications and accomplishments: • Specialize in applying “best practices” in all aspects of the accounting cycle to small and medium size businesses, nonprofit organizations and trade associations. These practices were learned by having worked for and with more than 75 small to mid-sized organizations. • Dozens of accounting conversions from cash-based to accrual-based accounting in accordance with GAAP. • Designed extensive budget for trade association covering all revenues and operational expenses and detailed budgets for all events based on historical expenses and attendance. • Responsible for all financial report preparation, analysis and presentation of the results and accompanied analytics to executive management and Board of Directors. • Authored, with Board approval, a full cycle accounting polices and procedures manual. • Advanced knowledge of revenue recognition including SOP 97-2, 98-9, 81-1, SAB 104 and financial reporting including FAS 116 and 117 for nonprofits 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(6) organizations. • A Certified QuickBooks User and extensive hands on experience with MAS 90, MAS 200, Microsoft Dynamics GP, PeachTree, Oracle Financials, PeopleSoft and various other accounting software packages. Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Specialties Trade Associations • Non-Profit Organizations • Small Businesses • Professional Associations • Financial Reporting & Analysis • Policies & Procedures • Forecasting & Budgeting • Cash & Treasury Functions • Audits • Business Productivity & Performance Improvement • GAAP • M&A • Due Diligence • Acquisition Integration • Risk & Internal Controls • Business Turnaround • Leadership & Strategic Planning • Accounting Systems & System Implementation Websites: http://www.doublekconsultingllc.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/kevinkennedycfo

$55.56 /hr
6 hours
5.00
Elizabeth T.

Elizabeth T.

Business Services and Tax Consultant

United States - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 2

I am a highly focused and results orientated professional with over 15 yrs of experience providing individuals and small business with solutions to improve their operations. These services include tax planning and preparation (individual and small businesses), payroll tax services, budgeting, and bookkeeping. I focus on the details so that you can focus on developing and growing your business.

$35.00 /hr
279 hours
4.69
Tanya Brum Da Silveira

Tanya Brum Da Silveira

Expert VA and Production Goddess

Spain - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2

I have worked as a freelance producer in the film/TV industry for over 10 years in the US and Europe coordinating and managing a number of different projects. I have experience assisting executives as well as managing local and foreign crews of up to 100 people handling budgets of up to $1million+. I am capable of developing business plans, schedules, handling contracts and any aspect relating to assisting. I am fluent in Spanish and Catalan and currently reside between Spain and Andorra.

$20.00 /hr
334 hours
5.00
Tamar Bouchard

Tamar Bouchard

Experienced IT Project Manager PMP and Recruiter

United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 2

Tamar has more than 20 years of experience in the technology industry, with a solid back ground in Human Resources Recruiting and Project Management. Tamar has a well-rounded education with concentrations in editing, writing, website development and management and leadership and administration to include Recruiting, Training and Development. Tamar has experience in the website development and online marketing, automotive, healthcare and government sectors.

$55.56 /hr
198 hours
5.00
Frank N.

Frank N.

Experienced Financial Analyst

United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 12

I am a CFA charterholder and CPA professional who wants to help businesses and organizations meet their goals. I graduated from University of Georgia with a B.B.A in Accounting and a B.B.A in Finance, and I am looking for spare work. I am interested in financial modeling jobs, financial planning, tutoring & homework help, data entry, accounting assistance, and other financial analysis. Formalized Work and Experience: • Experienced commercial lender and loan portfolio manager to the media, communications and entertainment sectors • Performed valuations for management planning; mergers and acquisitions (M&A); tax and financial reporting; and shareholder disputes • Responsible for executing extensive financial analysis, valuation analysis and pro forma financial modeling as well as performing in-depth industry, market, and company-specific research • Broad exposure of various industries including financial services, health care, energy, and manufacturing • Performed a full spectrum of mid-year and year-end auditing procedures for a large privately held company and a large publicly traded company • Provided a variety of accounting and finance related mentoring advice to entrepreneurs of small business owners to assist the sustainability and growth of their small business. • Coached and mentored entrepreneurs across a variety of early stage businesses and provided a sounding board to assist entrepreneurs to expand, grow, and invest in their business. • Assisted small businesses with bookkeeping and helped analyze and monitor budgets to identify cost overruns and potential misallocation of resources. • Can provide reconciliation and bookkeeping services as needed, which includes quick books and book keeping via excel. • Have extensive experience in the use of excel. Education: University of Georgia, Terry College of Business Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance Certifications: Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Georgia Secretary of State

$25.00 /hr
13 hours
5.00
Leiah S.

Leiah S.

Virtual Administrative/Personal Assistant & Real E...

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 8

As a polished, efficient, and versatile professional, I have twenty years administrative background ranging from Executive Assistant to Office Manager to Front Office Coordinator. Administratively, I have supported Directors, Presidents, Vice Presidents, Partners and C-Levels at prior companies. As a licensed California Real Estate Agent for the past ten years, I have worked as a Buyer's Agent, Marketing Assistant and Property Manager. I have excellent organization and solid technical skills, and the capabilities to self-manage and complete tasks on time. I have experience with and am very comfortable managing projects. I definitely enjoy technology and learning new things. I hope to hear from you and discuss how I can make an immediate contribution toward the growth of your business!

$25.00 /hr
367 hours
4.94